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Assistant Professor of Computer Science-Game and Animation

Southern Arkansas University
Arkansas, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Jun 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Southern Arkansas University invites applications for a tenure track position of Assistant Professor of Computer Science with specialization in Game and Animation. The computer Science program offers BS and MS degrees with emphasis in Cyber Security, Data Science, and Game and Animation.

Duties: Teach Computer Science I & II and course in Gaming and Animation track: Game Development, Fundamentals of Game Programming I & II, Mobile App Development, Game Studio Workshop, Virtual Reality Workshop and senior capstone design course; facilitate internship opportunities for the students; commitment to professional development; participate in program assessment; represent the program in open house and recruitment events; help students build their portfolios, participation in the gaming events, scholarly activities, curriculum development, student advising and other duties assigned.

Qualifications: an earned MS or a Ph.D. degree in game programming or related fields such as game design, computer science, computer programming, and/or interactive design required; ability to teach undergraduate and graduate students; have three or more years of experience in Unity development, including C# Scripting, in PC, web and mobile environment; experience with virtual and/or augmented reality; experience with other standard game technologies, including the Unreal engine and Javascript gaming libraries; experience with the game industry preferred; excellent communication skills, ability to work well with others. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues.  Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.

Interested parties should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts and contact information for three (3) references to or the Office of Human Resources, 100 E. University, MSC 9288,  Magnolia, AR 71753. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted. Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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